Tickets can be purchased online up to 11:59 p.m. the day before event ($22 for non-members; $12 members). Tickets available at the doors an hour before the event. Tickets NOT available by phone. No reserved seating. For more information call 215-247-0476.
Parking is available at Woodmere Art Museum, but space is limited. Please do not park on Bells Mill Rd.
** Pre-purchased tickets only guarantee admission to Music at Woodmere performances. It does not guarantee seating. Seating is first-come, first-served. Food and drinks are limited to the galleries in the historic section of the Museum.
Friday Night Jazz
6:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m. | $22 ($12 members, children under 12: Free) | Wine and refreshments served
Legends of the Clef Club
Celebrate the Clef Club, Philadelphia’s preeminent musical institution, whose beginnings coincided with the golden age of Philly jazz. Saxophonist Robert “Bootsie” Barnes will perform and pay tribute to the legendary musicians that played at the Clef Club. Enjoy a salute to Philadelphia alumni Joey DeFrancesco, Christian McBride, and Jaleel Shaw as well as past members of the American Federation of Musicians Union Local 274, such as Shirley Scott, Grover Washington, Jr., Sarah Vaughan, Lee Morgan, Dizzy Gillespie, Philly Joe Jones, and many more.
Families That Play Together, Swing
Known for its great jazz musicians, Philadelphia is also home to some unique and powerful jazz families. The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble assembles musicians from all over the Delaware Valley to play the music of the Heath Brothers, the Eubanks Brothers, Joey DeFrancesco and his family, Chappy Washington, Pearl and Bill Bailey, and more.
An Organ Holiday-and a Merry One!
Philadelphia’s trademark Hammond B-3 organ, played by Rich Budesa, will put you in good spirits by placing some good music under the jazz tree. Don’t miss this special holiday celebration with the amazing and distinctive sound of the jazz organ.
5:00 p.m – 7:00 p.m. | $22 ($12 members, children under 12: Free) | Wine and refreshments served
Tribute to Marian Anderson and Paul Robeson
The careers of Marian Anderson and Paul Robeson evolved during the years in which the work of African American singers was devalued due to racism in the United States. Allison Sanders and Perry Brisbon present a review of how these musicians, who were also diplomats and civil rights advocates, rose to acclaim. Some seasonal melodies and spirituals will mark the holiday time of year.
Tempesta de Mare
Back by popular demand, principal harpsichordist Adam Pearl will perform with Grammy- nominated tenor Adam Sheehan in an exciting musical collaboration. Program to be announced.